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Animal-assisted therapy in a Canadian psychiatric prison
Contributor(s):: Dell, C., Chalmers, D., Stobbe, M., Rohr, B., Husband, A.
Fleeing with Fido: an Analysis of What Canadian Domestic Violence Shelters Are Communicating Via their Websites about Leaving an Abusive Relationship when Pets Are Involved
Contributor(s):: Gray, Allison, Barrett, Betty Jo, Fitzgerald, Amy, Peirone, Amy
Factors associated with canine resource guarding behaviour in the presence of dogs: A cross-sectional survey of dog owners
Contributor(s):: Jacobs, J. A., Coe, J. B., Pearl, D. L., Widowski, T. M., Niel, L.
Blue Rein Ranch
At Blue Rein Ranch, we offer a variety of services to help people heal from trauma and abuse, as well as cope with mental health concerns like anxiety, depression, ADHD, or grief.
Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association
Valley Therapeutic Equestrian Association is a registered volunteer-based charity that provides medically-approved therapeutic horseback riding and hippotherapy treatments for children and adults of varying abilities. Since 1983, the goal of VTEA has been to enhance the quality of life for our...
Sagehill Stables is an equine facility located just 5 minutes south of the perimeter highway in Winnipeg, Manitoba. We strive to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for all horse enthusiasts. We believe passionately that horses are for life, and that all individuals can benefit from the...
Ecotourism and Human-Bear Relations in Ontario: Working for Multispecies Respect and Economic Sustainability
| Contributor(s):: Victoria Readings
Relations between northern Ontario’s human communities and black bears have often been violent, and hunting is promoted for economic and “safety” reasons. The Ontario spring bear hunt was previously banned but was recently reinstated, compounding concerns about human-bear...
Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association (KTRA)
Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association (KTRA) formed in 1988, we are a non-profit charitable organization that provides therapeutic horseback riding to individuals with disabilities. In addition to our programs for people with physical and psychological disabilities, KTRA has been...
MSAR Service Dogs
Help-Seeking Among Abused Women With Pets: Evidence From a Canadian Sample
| Contributor(s):: Barrett, B. J., Fitzgerald, A., Peirone, A., Stevenson, R., Cheung, C. H.
Robinson Outreach at Rivercross Ranch (ROARR)
Robinson Outreach at RiverCross Ranch strives to relieve the conditions associated with youth and elderly in need, by providing Equine Assisted Learning and related therapies.
Services for Visually Impaired Adults in Canada
| Contributor(s):: Magarrell, G.
Exploring the Influence of the ROC Integrated High School Program
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| Contributor(s):: Scott Caspell
"Maintaining the Mobility of the Corps:" Horses, Mules, and the Canadian Army Veterinary Corps in the Great War
| Contributor(s):: Andrew McEwen, Patrick Brennan
Animal transportation played a crucial role in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) during the Great War. In an era of growing mechanization and technological development, horses and mules still provided the overwhelming bulk of draught power in the combat zone. They hauled artillery,...
An evaluation of models for an animal care program in wildlife research for Parks Canada
| Contributor(s):: Jacqueline Wepruk, Stephen M Herrero, Marcy Wilhelm-South
Wild Connection: How Do We Connect With Animals? | Leila Goulet | TEDxRoseburg
We have all had an experience with an animal at some point in our lives… How have these experiences shaped the way we view and interact with living things? What can we do to be the voice of so many vanishing species? In this talk, personal wildlife conservation stories will be explored,...
The relationship between humans and urban foxes on Prince Edward Island
| Contributor(s):: Kristine Martin
This study examines the relationship between humans and urban foxes living in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. In recent years colloquial evidence suggests that there has been an increase in foxes living in urban areas of Prince Edward Island, which may eventually lead to an increase in...
Colonial Animality: Canadian Colonialism and the Human-Animal Relationship
| Contributor(s):: Azeezah Kanji
Located at the juncture of critical animal studies and decolonial theory, this analysis contemplates the connections and entanglements between settler colonialism and animality in Canadian constitutional discourse. How are coloniality and anthropocentricism — and the borders they draw...
Cougar-human entanglements on Vancouver Island : relational agency and space
| Contributor(s):: Rosemary-Claire Magdeleine Solange Collard
Vancouver Island is home to what is estimated to be the densest cougar population in North America. Over the last century and a half, cougar and human residents of the Island have not co-existed peacefully. From government-sponsored bounty hunts of cougars to cougar attacks on children,...
Representations of polar bears in tourism: Exploring power relations through discourse analysis
Historical and contemporary relationships between human beings and polar bears are dynamic and complex, and the lives of these two animal species continue to be intimately intertwined in the tourism context. The polar bear viewing industry increasingly relies on the (re)creation, dissemination,...